Jackson Heights MS Social Studies

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8th Grade American History - Full Year Course


A Comprehensive study that begins with a review of the major ideas, issues, and events of the founding of the nation and Constitutional Period. Students will concentrate on the critical events, people, groups, ideas, and issues fo the period from 1800 to 1900 - including:

     Westward expansion

     Wectionalism

     Civil War

     Reconstruction

     Populism

     Imperialism



     

7th Grade Geography - Fall Semester


The Geography course will familiarize students with their world using the Essential Elements and Geography Themes. Students will develop skills and knowledge about location, place, human/environmental interaction, movement, and regions. The course will compare and contract these themes across all continents. Special attention will be given to the most essential skills and knowledge of Geography.


7th Grade Kansas History - Second Semester

The course will cover major events, individuals, groups, innovations, and movements from pre-historic days to the present. The course is designed to build a connections or relationship between the student and the state.